Leviticus 16:29–34

29 “This is to be a lasting ordinancez for you: On the tenth day of the seventh montha you must deny yourselvesc b and not do any workc—whether native-bornd or a foreigner residing among you—30 because on this day atonement will be madee for you, to cleanse you. Then, before the Lord, you will be clean from all your sins.f 31 It is a day of sabbath rest, and you must deny yourselves;g it is a lasting ordinance.h 32 The priest who is anointed and ordainedi to succeed his father as high priest is to make atonement. He is to put on the sacred linen garmentsj 33 and make atonement for the Most Holy Place, for the tent of meeting and the altar, and for the priests and all the members of the community.k

34 “This is to be a lasting ordinancel for you: Atonement is to be made once a yearm for all the sins of the Israelites.”

And it was done, as the Lord commanded Moses.

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